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Software Engineer Senior

Job ID: 2115438
Location: UPPER MARLBORO, MD, United States
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support our team in the DCMV area. This position can be worked 100% remote nationwide. The Senior Software Engineer at SAIC's Identity and Data Sciences Laboratories (IDSL) will develop cutting edge software tools to facilitate state of the art applied research. These tools will be used to gather, process, and store biometric data, such as face, fingerprint, and iris images, to evaluate the performance of commercial biometric and identity systems. The IDSL operates the Maryland Test Facility (MdTF; a recognized leader in large scale technology testing as well as a cloud-based biometric analytic environment (CBAE) to perform biometric evaluations on operational data spanning billions of records. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team and will help design and build new tools for acquiring and processing biometric data spanning both on-premises and cloud-based systems.

The software engineer will:

  • Thrive on being on the critical path and will work with the team to solve abstract problems and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain software to facilitate reliable data acquisition, processing, storage, and complex analytics.
  • Work in a diverse team, interfacing daily with people of diverse skills and backgrounds.

This position is remote. Post-COVID19, up to 20% travel is expected to the DC metropolitan area.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors (or 4 years equivalent practical experience) and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability public trust.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Experience in Go, Python, or Java.
  • Experience developing, deploying, and monitoring microservice-based distributed systems.
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux environments, CI/CD tools, databases and information processing systems, cloud-based systems, networking, software security.

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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